Mayor's Inaugural Los Angeles State of Women & Girls Address

Women holding gender equality sign

First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland and Mayor Eric Garcetti hosted hundreds of local leaders committed to gender equity at the Inaugural Los Angeles State of Women & Girls Address at USC

Following the address, more than 600 future leaders from area high schools came together for the first-ever Los Angeles Young Women's Assembly. Throughout the day, the students learned from esteemed panelists that included City Councilmember Nury Martinez, Olympic sprinter Carmelita Jeter, actress and producer Eva Longoria, journalist Lisa Ling, and many others.